10th July 2008
Christian registrar wins employment tribunal over civil partnerships 18
11:30 AM — Islington council is considering an appeal after an employment tribunal ruled that a registrar was bullied because she refused to perform civil partnership ceremonies that she claimed were against God's will.
9th July 2008
Controversial beauty spot’s clean up may upset cruisers 4
6:12 PM — A beauty spot on the Bristol Downs at the centre of a row last year when firefighters disturbed gay men having outdoor sex has become the subject of a controversy again.
Newcastle’s Pride march has reached capacity 1
5:59 PM — Organisers of the North East's biggest community Pride event have asked people to stop registering for the march as they have reached the maximum capacity of 250 participants.
Church of Ireland leader explains gay marriage comments 5
5:45 PM — An Anglican Archbishop who made a speech that appeared to give the go-ahead for same-sex marriage has clarified his position today.
Pride London apologises for trans toilet drama 9
3:10 PM — The Directors of Pride London have said that they deeply regret that some trans people were asked to use a disabled toilet at the festivities in Trafalgar Square.
Neighbours actor to star in cult play featuring queer characters
2:31 PM — An Australian comedy featuring transsexual and lesbian characters will be coming to the White Bear Theatre Club in London later this month.
Homophobic aristocrat claims public support his civil partnerships ban 3
2:08 PM — A castle owner who had his civil wedding licence revoked for discriminating against same-sex couples says that bookings for receptions are up as a result of his prejudicial stance.
New programme targets gay abuse in Welsh schools 1
1:47 PM — A community safety organisation and a gay rights group have joined forces to devise a new training programme that aims to raise awareness around sexual orientation and gender identity issues in Welsh schools.
Club drug GBL caused death of Vauxhall man 2
12:00 PM — A 41-year-old man who died after a drink and drugs binge had taken so much GBL that scientists were not able to use normal standards to measure his blood toxicity.
8th July 2008
Conservatives accuse Hutton over equality in his own department
5:50 PM — A senior Tory has rejected criticism from a Cabinet minister that the party is not committed to equality.
Foreign Office minister condemns violence at Pride events
5:31 PM — The Minister for Europe at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Jim Murphy, has condemned the violence at Gay Pride events.
Boris team rejects criticism over LGB advisory panel 16
5:18 PM — A decision by the new London administration not to continue with a Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Advisory Panel formed by former Mayor Ken Livingstone has been attacked by a leading gay Muslim activist.
EXCLUSIVE: Cabinet minister urges Tories to back workplace equality
4:31 PM — The Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform has challenged the Tory party over equality.
INTERVIEW: The “devil incarnate” for fundamentalist Anglicans 2
3:35 PM — The chief executive of the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement is too busy preparing for next month’s Lambeth Conference to dwell on his impending departure from the organisation he helped found.
Volunteers needed as Black Pride comes to Regents Park in August 1
1:41 PM — Tickets are now on sale for official UK Black Pride festival (UKBP) that will take place on Saturday 16th August in Regents Park, London.
Purcell did consider standing for Glasgow East 2
1:23 PM — The leader of Glasgow City Council has confirmed he did consider putting his name forward as a candidate for a parliamentary by-election in the city.
Gay radio station wins top award two years running 1
11:34 AM — GaydarRadio has won another award. It was voted Commercial Radio Digital Station of the Year at the Arqiva Commercial Radio Awards 2008 yesterday.
COMMENT: Sex education leaves lesbians in the dark 1
11:16 AM — More voices are being added to the call for more and better Sex and Relationship Education. The Family Planning Association and Brook, two of the UK’s leading sexual health charities, recently called for SRE to be taught at a younger age.
Gay history exhibit at City Hall is a hit with school groups
10:41 AM — An exhibition has been set up in London’s City Hall that draws attention to the "shameful way LGBT lives have been neglected in British museums and archives." has proved popular with all sorts of visitors.
7th July 2008
Photos: Pride was a busy day for Sir Ian McKellen 4
6:49 PM — The man perhaps best-known around the globe as Wizard Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings trilogy certainly fulfilled his duties to the gay community at Pride London on Saturday.